Cutting back yarrow

hibiscusfan zone5-Northwest Ohio(5 northwest Ohio)July 31, 2014

I planted yarrow in my iris beds and it grew to about four and a half foot and shaded my iris from the sun. Can I cut yarrow back in the spring so it doesn't get so tall?

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rouge21_gw(5)

Definitely you can do this.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 6:03PM
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gardenweed_z6a

To be honest, I don't think yarrow is afraid of anything. Go ahead and whack it back: chances are it'll just keep on truckin'.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 7:15PM
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babera(5a (Montana))

I had a patch of it one year and the lawn boy I hired didn't know it was a plant and mowed right over it. . . to the ground. . . when it came back it was prettiest it had ever been. . . you can trim it all season in my opinion. . .

This post was edited by babera on Thu, Jul 31, 14 at 21:57

    Bookmark   July 31, 2014 at 9:56PM
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